Case Study – patient shares rare symptoms of Lyme disease

Last month, Lyme disease sufferer, Charlotte Pegg wrote to us to share some of the neurological symptoms that she’d been suffering from. She was keen to raise awareness of the more rare parts of the illness, so that anyone who experiences the same may spot them for what they are, preventing any delay in diagnosis: […]

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What to do if you’ve just been diagnosed with Lyme disease

So you’ve just been diagnosed with Lyme disease. Now what? 1. Don’t panic! The amount of doom and gloom about Lyme disease on the internet may make you think you have something worse than anthrax. Just remember that more than half of people who catch Lyme disease recover completely, and even a sizeable proportion of […]

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What to do if you think you might have Lyme disease

If you have just become ill Time is of the essence. Delaying a visit to the doctor can make the difference between full recovery and chronic symptoms, so see the doctor right away if you suspect Lyme disease. 1. If you have been bitten by a tick, tell your doctor the details If you removed […]

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What is the Quality Standard for Lyme disease?

New objectives on Lyme care NICE has launched a new project to develop a quality standard that will define areas for quality improvement for Lyme disease care on the NHS, and Caudwell LymeCo’s Chief Executive Veronica Hughes was asked to join the committee as a specialist on Lyme disease. The committee, whose members included doctors, […]

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A good news story – help us spread the message

As many of you know, our founder and spokesman John Caudwell has given regular television and newspaper interviews on the topic of Lyme disease. He found the courage to open up about the suffering that this disease has caused eleven members of his family. He has even shared the heartbreaking story of his son Rufus, […]

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Caudwell LymeCo’s 1,000 Bracelet Challenge

What is the Caudwell LymeCo Bracelet Challenge? Our challenge is simple. We want 1,000 people wearing Lyme awareness bracelets and starting conversations about Lyme disease Donate £5 for research and tell others how to keep safe. What is Lyme disease? Lyme disease can hit anyone at any time. You can catch it from the bite […]

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Use Amazon Smile to support the Caudwell LymeCo Research Fund

If you’re like most people, you’ve probably shopped online from Amazon now and then. A few of us here at Caudwell LymeCo buy almost everything from Amazon! Now you can make a difference by funding Lyme disease research with the things you’re already buying. Follow the instructions below. The Amazon Smile Foundation will donate 0.5%, […]

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Marathon runners set new record for Lyme disease research

Seven outstanding volunteers have completed marathons in aid of the Caudwell LymeCo research fund this year, setting a new record as the first people in the UK to run marathons to raise money for Lyme disease research. Together they have raised tens of thousands of pounds, which will go towards vital research to help find […]

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